On Tuesday, November 20, Anchorage’s Fourth Avenue stars in Chuck’s Eat the Street on The Cooking Channel. Here’s a behind the scenes look at why the show came to Alaska and what Chuck Hughes, the show’s host, thinks about Anchorage. Read more.
McDonald Spit is a long narrow strip of sand and gravel projecting out into Kachemak Bay. It’s south of Homer on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula near Seldovia. Local residents Eric Brudie and Meg Simonian are accomplished cooks, and regularly prepare elaborate meals at The Spit. Tour their kitchen.
“The best thing about oyster farming is knowing I’m bringing to market the finest oysters in the world,” said Oyster Farmer Mike Nakada when asked why he loves his work. Nakada had been an Alaskan fisherman for over 40 years before he switched to oyster farming. Click for recipes.